NHL Rumors: Destinations for Holtby, Blackhawks make a trade, and more

Holtby will be skating away from the Caps (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

More NHL rumors for today and we start with a top free agent goaltender and his possible destinations. Also another trade was made today and we will take a look at that.

NHL Rumors – Braden Holtby landing spots

When it comes to goalies available, Braden Holtby is a Stanley Cup winner with plenty left in the tank. The goaltender is coming off a deal with a cap hit of $6.1 million and may have to take a moderate raise to land with a contender.

In a new article in The Athletic, four top destinations are:

  • Calgary Flames
  • Edmonton Oilers
  • Carolina Hurricanes
  • San Jose Sharks

NHL Rumors – slow week?

Darren Dreger spoke with a league GM to ask why it seems to be quiet a week out from the draft. “I would say that with the pandemic and flat cap for the next two to three years, the market is constipated right now,” he relayed.

Well let’s see how true that really is.

NHL trade alert

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